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Lagunaria (Norfolk Island Hibiscus)

Norfolk Island Hibiscus is an evergreen, medium-sized woody shrub to small tree with age from the Mallow family (Myrtaceae). It is a monotypic genus with a single species (Lagunaria patersonii) native of the Norfolk Island and Lord How Island. It makes beautiful, waxy, bright rosy-pink to mauve, hibiscus-like flowers above very ornamental, oval, densely pubescent, olive-green, leathery leaves. It can be successfully grown as a pot or container plant in any fertile, humus-rich, slightly rocky, very well drained sol in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants at a minimum of some 12°C and reduced watering. Excellent plant for a cool wintergarden or temperate greenhouse.
Sow seeds in any rich, slightly sandy, well drained substrate at some 20°C. After germination keep pots slightly drier and in full sun.
All plants are of USDA Climate Zone 10.
20 seeds per package.
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Lagunaria patersonii (Norfolk Island Hibiscus)

Lagunaria patersonii (Norfolk Island Hibiscus)

2 (5)m, Cow Itch Tree or Norfolk Island Hibiscus is a very unusual and most ornamental species in the mallow family (Malvaceae) with waxy, rose pink flowers above leathery, olive green, pubescent leaves, silvery beneath. For any rich, well drained, preferably slightly rocky soil in full sun throughout the year with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 12°C. V-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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